Archive for December, 2009

Photo of the Day: Hot Water

| December 28, 2009 | 8 Comments
Photo of the Day: Hot Water




Nothing like a hot water bottle on a cold winter day.

Continue Reading

Holiday 2009: Know Thy Limit

| December 28, 2009 | 9 Comments
Holiday 2009: Know Thy Limit




Now that I’m 10 pounds heavier, I hope all of you celebrated with good food wherever you were and with whomever. I had a quiet, lovely holiday with Cake Mountain Man and our dear friend, L. Our Christmas dinner was capped by L’s Cornish Game Hens with homemade gravy and butternut squash stuffing… …and his […]

Continue Reading

Photo of the Day: Glittery Holiday

| December 22, 2009 | 3 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Glittery Holiday




Continue Reading

Photo of the Day: Sweet Clementine

| December 19, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Sweet Clementine




Clementine, oh, clementine!

Continue Reading

Christmas Kale

| December 19, 2009 | 4 Comments
Christmas Kale




I apologize for the quality (or lack thereof) of the photo…only had my phone with me, and I wanted to share this quick easy awesome recipe BEFORE next week’s holiday festivities in case you are looking for a great side for Christmas or got “stuck” making the greens. I tested this with 103 random people, […]

Continue Reading

Photo of the Day: Organic Ramen

| December 15, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Organic Ramen




Those of you who have been following know my weakness is ramen. LOVE ramen even though I cringe whenever I open those little packets of what looks like was scraped off the bottom of a boot…so I was delighted to find an organic version! Koyo! They’re pretty tasty and I feel MUCH better about eating […]

Continue Reading

Julia’s Golden Globe: Baked Stuffed Pumpkin

| December 15, 2009 | 8 Comments
Julia’s Golden Globe: Baked Stuffed Pumpkin




The Golden Globe nominees were announced today and Julie & Julia was one of the films honored. If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s a wonderful inspiration that it’s never too late to find your passion.┬áIn honor of Julia as well as the last days of autumn, I decided to try an easy way to […]

Continue Reading

Photo of the Day: Kid’s Meal

| December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day: Kid’s Meal




ZomppaTonija’s little one’s meal of juicy steak and Fruit Loops. Why not?

Continue Reading

Seeing Purple: Purple Potatoes and TV with a Mission

| December 11, 2009 | 2 Comments
Seeing Purple: Purple Potatoes and TV with a Mission




One of my favorite books as a child (and still is today) is Harold and the Purple Crayon. For those of you who are not familiar, it’s the story by Crockett Johnson of little Harold who uses his purple crayon to draw his adventures – it’s a lovely story about imagination, creativity, and making possibilities […]

Continue Reading

Photo of the Day: Cupcakes

| December 9, 2009 | 0 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Cupcakes




Cupcakes ‘made’ by my kids.

Continue Reading